Douglas H. Cook
PROFESSOR DOUGLAS H. COOK
ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
Regent University School of Law
1000 Regent University Drive
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464
Professor, tenured, Regent University School of Law, 1998-present
(Associate Professor, tenured, 1992-1998)
(Assistant Professor, 1987-1992)
Courses taught: Torts, Insurance, Health Care Law, Nonprofit Tax-exempt Organizations, Legal Writing, Advanced Torts seminars, Secured Transactions, Professional Responsibility
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Regent, 1999-present
Responsibilities: Supervision, evaluation, and development of full-time and adjunct faculty, curriculum design and course scheduling, academic policy development and implementation
Director, Academic Assistance Program, Regent, 1999-2001
Director, Legal Writing Program, Regent, 1988-1993
Chair, Academic Policies Committee, Regent, 1994-2002
(I have also chaired the Curriculum Committee, the Promotion and Tenure Committee, and the Faculty Appointments Committee)
Chair, Regent Law Dean Screening Committee, 1999-2000
Adjunct Professor, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William and Mary, 1995 (teaching Exempt Organizations in the LL.M program)
Interim Associate Dean for Academics, Regent University Collge of Arts & Sciences, 2004-2005
Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, Regent University, 2008.
JD (with honors), The Ohio State University College of Law, 1983
Managing Editor, Ohio State Law Journal, 1982-1983
B.A. (Magna cum laude) Miami University,
Oxford, Ohio, 1978 (English, Economics)
(Phi Beta Kappa, National Merit Scholar)
Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania, 1975-1976
Of Counsel, Davis Law Group, P.C., Chesapeake, Virginia, 1995-present (Practice limited to nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations)
Attorney, Law Offices of Mitchell C. Laird, P.C., Phoenix, Arizona, 1985-1987 (General civil litigation practice)
Attorney, Jennings, Strouss and Salmon, Phoenix, Arizona, 1984-1985 (General civil litigation practice)
Admitted to Arizona State Bar, 1984; District of Columbia bar, 1994; Virginia State Bar, 1995
American Bar Association
A Faith-Based Perspective on Tort Causation, 16 St. Thomas L. Rev. 455 (2004)
The Politically-Active Church, 35 Loyola-Chicago L. J. 457 (2004)
Sir William Blackstone: A Life and Legacy Set Apart for God’s Work, 13 Regent U. L. Rev. 169 (2000)
Cases and Materials on Nonprofit, Tax-Exempt Organizations, Lupus Publications Ltd., 1992 (Second Edition 1999)
A Day in the Life of the Tort Law, 49 Maine L. Rev. 111 (1997)
Does a Minister Have Legal Rights? Pulpit Digest, July/August
1997, at 81 (co-authored with Carroll D. Stevens)
Personal Responsibility and the Law of Torts, 45 American Univ. L. Rev. 1245 (1996).
Can the Car Battery be Charged? Intentional Torts Under Automobile No-Fault Statutes, 12 Cooley L. Rev. 163 (1995).
How I Spent My Sabbatical, or, What Happens When a Torts Professor is a Juror in a Negligence Case, 14 Rev. Litig. 219 (1994), reprinted in 44 Defense Law Journal 707 (1995).
Negligence or Strict Liability? A Study in Biblical Tort Law, 13 Whittier Law Review I (1992).
Case Comment, Tort Liability for Cult Deprogramming: Peterson v. Sorlien, 43 Ohio St. L. J. 465 (1982).
- Tort Law
- Nonprofit/Charitable Organizations
- Tax Exemption
- Insurance Law